Judo: Bronze for Adlington in Uzbekistan

Sarah Adlington, right, gained valuable ranking points for Rio 2016. Pic: Neil Hanna

Sarah Adlington, right, gained valuable ranking points for Rio 2016. Pic: Neil Hanna

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Edinburgh judoka Sarah Adlington won a bronze medal at the Tashkent Grand Prix in Uzbekistan.

The Commonwealth champion beat Turkey’s Gulsah Kocaturk in the Over-78kg bronze medal match after a defeat by Ukraine’s Iryna Kindzerska put paid to her title hopes.

The medal gives Adlington valuable ranking points towards Rio 2016.